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Health fair will return Oct. 14

Event boasts more familyfriendly fun, new booths

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Health Fair is set to take place Oct. 14. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, it appears we are getting a nice week of “Indian Summer” that we always look forward to up here in the U.P. when fall comes our way. Of course I would be all right if it would last until Nov. More...

Views

OPINION

In the last 20 years, small schools facing budget cuts often removed elective classes. This left skills like cooking and growing fruits and vegetables unlearned.  More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago September 14, 1967   More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor,  We just wanted to say thank you for taking part in this year’s Craft Show.  With your help we are able to turn in a check to the DARE program again this year in the amount of $450. More...

Lifestyles

COUNSELING CORNER

School counselors are certainly incredibly busy people. But our advice is that it’s your job this school year to make sure they are even busier. More...

UP artist to be showcased in Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize

ESCANABA – Award winning artist Carol Irving announced that three of her Handwoven Wall Hangings were selected for a group art exhibition. She is among other artists featured at the ninth annual ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.  More...

Bay College releases names of degree-earners for summer semester

ESCANABA – Bay de Noc Community College recently announced the names of students who completed all of the requirements for an associate degree or certificate during the summer semesters.  The graduates from the local area who earned Associ More...

Sports

Gwinn scores first and often

MANISTIQUE – Concerns Coach Todd Kangas had going up against a big front line played out early Friday against the Gwinn Modeltowners. More...

Varsity Emeralds struggle on road

MANISTIQUE – A narrow margin and failure to communicate sums out the last two outings for the Emerald volleyball team on the road in Westwood and Gwinn.  Last Thursday, the squad made the trip to Westwood and played competitive in all thre More...

Bears on fall prowl

Fall sports are on underway at Big Bay de Noc School and the Bears are on the prowl for a win. Above, volleyball hosted Munising Tuesday night. The Bears lost the match 3-0 (10-25, 16-25, 13-25). Meagan Yonker (center) blindly returns the volley. More...

And the winners are: Results from annual MMA car show announced

Participants from near, far travel for variety of categories

MANISTIQUE – The results of the Manistique Merchants Association Car Show have been released.  A total of 110 vehicles were register in this year’s show – its 21st year. More...

First season ending on high note

New campground has successful first year

MANISTIQUE – As the Manistique Lakeshore Campground nears the end of its first season, an update on the city’s newest venture shows promise for the next year. More...

News

DNR urging public to review, comment on Asian carp plan

Comments may be online, mailed by Oct. 2

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging state residents to review the recently released Army Corps of Engineers plan for stopping invasive carp (also known as Asian carp) from entering the Great Lakes basin. More...

Crafting for DARE

Above, Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department Deputy and DARE officer Dianna Herlik accepts a $450 check from Dan Barber, organizer of the Craft Show which takes place in conjunction with the Manistique Merchants Association’s Car Show e More...

News Briefs

Bay to host lecture, question and answer session about service dogs   ESCANABA – The Bay College Diversity Committee and Yooper Service Dogs will hold a lecture: “Getting and Having a Service Animal” Sept. 21. More...

Obituaries

Robert G. Johnson

MANISTIQUE – Robert G. Johnson, 82, of Manistique, Mich., passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at his home in Hiawatha Township.  He was born Jan. More...

Community

NEWS FROM MAS

Last week, the Detroit Free Press run an article titled, “Report finds chronic absenteeism a problem in Michigan schools”. More...

State’s credit rating improves

LANSING, Mich. – After conducting a thorough review of the state of Michigan’s economy and finances, Standard & Poor’s assigned the state’s AA- credit rating with an improved “positive outlook.”  More...

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received.  — — —  Tuesday, Aug. More...